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Environmental Justice Movements in India: An analysis of the multiple manifestations of violence.

By Brototi Roy and Joan Martinez-Alier.AbstractWith each passing year, defending land and water, livelihoods and cultures appears to become more violent. Against the alarming number of murders of environmental activists …

EJAtlas reaches 2.700 cases and includes the Brumadinho’s foretold tragedy

The Environmental Justice Atlas (www.ejatlas.org) of ICTA-UAB has reached 2.700 cases in January 2019. One of the most moving and cruel ones, perhaps a crucial conflict case for Latin America, …

Media on the Atlas of Environmental Justice

135 media mentions in 27 countries with a combined reach of over 70 million. That, in sum, is the media attention for the Atlas of Environmental Justice in the first …

Changing social metabolism and environmental conflicts in India and South America

By Joan Martinez-Alier, F. Demaria, Leah Temper, M. WalterAbstractFirstly, we present some environmental conflicts gathered in 2016 in the EJAtlas, selecting a few that have implied deaths of environmental defenders …

The true cost of shrimp

By Brototi Roy. Global trade of the luxury commodity that shrimp is ignores the true human and environmental impact.Watching villagers standing waist deep in the brackish water of the Sundarbans …

Pilot call for collaborative political ecology cartography

[Español abajo] Small sub-contracts scheme to use mapping tools for Environmental Justice related campaigns Presentation deadline: August 31th, 2016 (Sunday) Resolution: September 12, 2016. This call is intended to foster collaborations between activists (NGOs, …

Is there a global environmental justice movement?

By Joan Martinez-Alier, Leah Temper, Daniela Del Bene, Arnim Scheidel Abstract One of the causes of the increasing number of ecological distribution conflicts around the world is the changing metabolism of the economy …